Where does the 17-Mile Drive start in Carmel?

Where does the 17-Mile Drive start in Carmel?

Where does the 17-Mile Drive start in Carmel?

You can enter the 17-Mile Drive through any of four gates, where you will stop to pay the entry fee and pick up a map. The three most common entry points are Highway 1 at Highway 68 which is the most convenient entrance if you’re coming from Monterey or are already on CA Highway 1.

Is the 17-Mile Drive in Carmel open?

The 17-Mile Drive gates are open to the public from sunrise to sunset.

How much does it cost to go on 17-Mile Drive?

Admission to 17-Mile Drive is $10.50 per vehicle. The gate fee is reimbursed with a purchase of $35 or more at all Pebble Beach Resorts restaurants.

Can you stop along the 17-Mile Drive?

This 16.78-mile drive offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean with many interesting stops along the way. It’s where you will find the famed Lone Cypress, gorgeous white beaches, and pristine golf courses. In total, there are 17 marked stops on this route.

Do you have to pay to get into 17-Mile Drive?

The entrance fee into Pebble Beach Resorts and 17-Mile Drive is $10.50 per vehicle. Upon payment of your entry fee at any of the five entry gates into Pebble Beach, you will receive a helpful brochure detailing the many scenic and historic points of interest along the route which also serves as a perfect souvenir.

Is 17-Mile Drive really 17 miles?

The 17-Mile Drive is a 17-mile (27 km)-long scenic loop having four primary entrances – the main highway entrance at California State Route 1, and entrances in Carmel and Pacific Grove.

Is the 17-Mile Drive scary?

The drive, itself, isn’t really all that scary, unless you have a fear of heights. Then parts of that drive might make you feel uncomfortable. Personally, it’s one of my all time favorite drives and I was the Nervous Nellie in the car as a child. The views are worth the effort…..

Which is nicer Carmel or Monterey?

Carmel is more quaint village with beach access. Monterey is more family friendly working coastal/pier town. If it was a relaxing trip, I’d definitely pick Carmel- better food, better browsing, more picturesque. No need to drive to Carmel.

What famous people live on the 17-Mile Drive?

Some of its famous residents include Charles Schwab, King Merrill Chase (GM Executive), George Lopez, Clint Eastwood and Condoleeza Rice. On the drive, you also come upon the Pebble Beach Golf Links and the Pebble Beach Lodge.